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Winston Peters takes aim at Māori language

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 4:59 pm | The Maori Party

Fresh from seeking to have Māori seats wiped off the face of the earth, Winston Peters is now taking aim at te reo Māori, says Māori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell. More >>

Manurewa Candidate Hohaia: Let’s get legal on homelessness

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 1:34 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party candidate for Manurewa Tasha Hohaia will be supporting the hīkoi for homelessness happening this Saturday in the local community. Hohaia notes “As with all movements that raise awareness though, we need to consider what we can make happen ... More >>

Labour in disarray over charter schools

Monday, 24 July 2017, 4:10 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox say Labour is in disarray after Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis threatened to quit if two charter schools in the region were closed. More >>

Māori Party’s Howie Tamati Launches Election Campaign

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 12:03 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party’s Howie Tamati Launches Election Campaign Maori Party Candidate for Te Tai Hauāuru, Howie Tamati, says becoming a Member of Parliament will be a life-changer as he launched his campaign for the 2017 General Election today at Owae Marae in ... More >>

Poroporoaki: Dr Clifford Hamilton Whiting

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 4:53 pm | The Maori Party

Poroporoaki: Dr Clifford Hamilton Whiting (ONZ) Auē taukuri e! Kei te ringa rehe o te ao toi, haere atu rā koe. Nāhau rā ngā mahi a ngā mātua tīpuna i whakairo. Ki te rino, ki te rākau, ā, ki te whatumanawa hoki o te tangata. Ko koe tēnei ... More >>

Māori seats must remain for the good of Māori

Monday, 17 July 2017, 4:00 pm | The Maori Party

Māori seats must remain for the good of Māori Māori Party co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox say the latest anti-Māori rhetoric from New Zealand First is nothing short of a cheap political stunt. “You can tell there’s an election ... More >>

A Vote for NZ First is a Vote Against Māori

Monday, 17 July 2017, 11:04 am | The Maori Party

17 July 2017 - The Māori Party is calling on more than 230,000 people on the Māori electoral rolls to dismiss any thought about giving their party vote to New Zealand First in this year’s general election. More >>

NZ First turns their back on Māori

Monday, 17 July 2017, 9:18 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party candidate for Te Tai Tonga, Mei Reedy-Taare, has said the only thing ‘explosive’ about New Zealand First’s party convention pledge was the sounds of disbelief that any party would still think that abolishing the Māori seats would ... More >>

IwiRail: A vision for empowering our regions

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 1:21 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party unveiled a new plan today aimed at supporting isolated commmunities and businesses in the regions to get their goods to market, create jobs and open up opportunities for them to participate in the country’s economy. More >>

Leadership Needed to Counter Scaremongering on Immigration

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 9:12 am | The Maori Party

11 July 2017 - Carrie Stoddart-Smith, the Māori Party’s candidate for Pakuranga is campaigning to end the harm that scaremongering about immigration is inflicting on our diverse Asian communities. More >>

Flavell supports introduction of two more charter schools

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 2:44 pm | The Maori Party

MP for Waiariki Te Ururoa Flavell says he supports the introduction of two more kura hourua (charter schools) in Waiariki. More >>

Māori Party embraces its first Asian candidate

Monday, 10 July 2017, 2:01 pm | The Maori Party

Wetex Kang of Malay and Chinese descent has been selected as the Māori Party candidate for the Botany electorate in this year's General Election More >>

Stoddart-Smith to run for Māori Party in Pakuranga

Sunday, 9 July 2017, 8:29 pm | The Maori Party

Stoddart-Smith to run for Māori Party in Pakuranga Political commentator Carrie Stoddart-Smith has been selected to run for the Māori Party in the Pakuranga electorate in this year's General Election. Māori Party president Tukoroirangi Morgan said ... More >>

Right decision not to rush Māori land Bill

Friday, 7 July 2017, 9:19 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party president Tukoroirangi Morgan says Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell has made a “tika and pono” decision not to rush the most important piece of legislation currently facing Māori. More >>

Maori Party Candiate Rahui Papa says Water is a Taonga

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 9:26 am | The Maori Party

Water is so vitally important to all of our communities. Water is a taonga. We cannot live without it. Yet too many communities have had to deal with water contamination, and there is still no solution on the horizon for dealing with unfair distribution ... More >>

Maori Party announce Manurewa candidate

Monday, 3 July 2017, 2:26 pm | The Maori Party

Tasha Hohaia has been selected by the Māori Party to stand for the Manurewa electorate in the 2017 General Election. More >>

Fighting for the integrity of water

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 2:14 pm | The Maori Party

Rāhui Papa, Māori Party Candidate for Hauraki Waikato paid tribute to the contribution of the late Dame Nganeko Minhinnick and the Huakina Development Trust in transforming water law and policy in Aotearoa New Zealand, and their fight for the integrity of ... More >>

Video urges rangatahi to open up

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 11:24 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party co-leader Marama Fox says a video series aimed at reducing the rate of suicide among rangatahi is providing strong, positive messages for those at risk. More >>

Poroporoaki: Dame Kahurangi Nganeko Minhinnick

Friday, 16 June 2017, 9:39 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party mourns this evening the loss of the beloved iconic wahine toa, Ngāti Te Ata i Rehia leader Kahurangi Nganeko Minhinnick. More >>

Poroporoaki – Piriniha ‘Prince’ Ferris

Friday, 9 June 2017, 9:32 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party joins with Ngāti Porou and Te Whānau ā Ruataupare to mourn the loss today of Piriniha ‘Prince’ Ferris. More >>

 

 

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